The College of Denturists of Ontario operates under the authority of the Regulated Health Profession Act, (RHPA) and the Denturism Act, 1991. The College is not an educational institution; it is a regulatory body that ensures all Ontarians receive safe, effective and ethical care. Only individuals who are registered with the College of Denturists of Ontario can practice denturism and use the title Denturist. It is illegal to use this title in Ontario if you do not hold a current Certificate of Registration with the College of Denturists of Ontario. The provision of Denturist services in Ontario is a controlled act.
The member's certificate of registration expires if the member ceases to be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or have an authorization under the Immigration Act (Canada) consistent with his or her certificate of registration.
After the second anniversary date of its issue, the certificate of registration expires on the date the annual fee is due unless the member,
i.has engaged in the practice of denturism for at least 1,500 hours in the preceding three years,
ii.has successfully completed the most recent qualifying examinations in denturism set by the Council.
iii.has successfully completed, in the preceding six months, the courses set by the Council, or
iv.has taught denturism at an institution for a period of at least twelve months in the preceding three years.
The member shall submit a completed annual information return to the Registrar together with the annual fee.
All members of the College of Denturists of Ontario (the College) must renew their registration by completing the online renewal and paying their annual registration fees. Online renewal must be comleted and fees received by the College at the end of day on April 15th.